Re: security warning

Alan Cox (
Tue, 16 Dec 1997 18:55:27 +0000 (GMT)

> jlewis> same can be said for the non-executable stack patch. I know it may
> jlewis> cause problems with libc6, but as long as I'm using libc5, the
> well, I've been using the no-exe stack patch for about a month now, with
> glibc, and have yet to find a single app that hasn't worked because of it.

Thats cos the current noexec patch has a very very clever author. It knows
how to spot trampolines and turn itself off basically.